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Observe children’s eye health and safety

Submitted by: Rita Tanksley Child & Family Area Agent

According to Prevent Blindness America, more than 12.1 million school- age children, or one in four, has a vision impairment. Among preschool-age children, more than one in 20 has a vision … Read more

Carr family reunion held

Submitted

The descendants of Robert Lafayette Carr and Annie Mae Ingram Carr met Saturday, July 7, 2012, at Murphy Creek Baptist Church in Louisville, MS for an annual family reunion.

Delphia Hurt, daughter of Maxine Carr Hurt, opened the program … Read more

Rotary hosts Josiah Coleman and others in weekly meetings

From Staff Reports

Guest speaker Josiah Coleman presented a program on “Judicial Philosophies” to the Louisville Rotary Club August 1.

Coleman primarily surveyed how Supreme Court justices interpret the Constitution because their interpretations affect everyone, he noted.

Coleman grew up … Read more

News of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago – August 16, 1912 In WINONA, the jury has been selected and the trial of Swinton Permenter, for the murder of Miss Janie Sharp, is now underway.

NOXAPATER: Mr. R. L. Webb of Laurel was a guest … Read more

Supervisors prepare for 2012-13 budget

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal

The Winston County Board of Supervisors used the August 6 meeting to help prepare the 2012-13 budget for its September approval along with covering the first of the month’s business.

The board examined … Read more

County receives federal road funds

From press reports

U.S. Senators Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) today reported that Mississippi has successfully competed for more than $5.0 million in federal grant funding to support a variety of transportation-related improvements around the state.

Eight separate … Read more

Mt. Moriah reopens its doors

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal

The congregation of Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church returned to its original home with the opening of their new church on August 4 at South Martin Luther King Drive in Louisville.

Construction of … Read more

Firefighters responds to structure fire

From press reports

On August 5, the City of Louisville Fire Department responded to a report of a commercial structure fire at Grayson Blu.

Upon arrival Engine 1 had established water supply and began deploying the initial attack line. A … Read more

Giant Tailgate Party set

From staff reports

Members of the community and all fans of Winston County football are invited out to show their team spirit as The Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with Main Street of Louisville will host their annual Giant Tailgate … Read more

State transfers property to city

From staff and press reports

Delbert Hosemann, Mississippi’s Secretary of State recently transferred a portion of tax-forfeited land to the City of Louisville to help promote economic development in the area. “Getting lands back on city and county tax rolls … Read more